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Neon Genesis Evangelion Wallpaper: Helpless, As The Chaos Unfolds

Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, Gainax, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Asuka Langley Soryu Wallpaper

1600x1200 Wallpaper

Artist Comment

Full view please, the thumbnail looks like ass. XD
I'm actually kinda pleased with how this wallpaper turned out, but it took way too much time to complete. ^_^'
I found the original scan on APA. [LINK][LINK] I believe it was originally a promotional ad for the second Girlfriend Of Steel game.
Thanks to Nuriko for all her hard work in keeping up her awesome site.

I was inspired to make something out of the scan because Asuka seemed so helpless. I was oroginally going to keep the white silhouette there, but tried applying effects and realized that the brightness would overwhelm the rest of the wallpaper. So I found an image of Unit-01 and vectored it's silhouette. It was also originally in white, but then I scrapped the idea and decided that a black shadow was creepier. XD
I had to re-CG Asuka, because she was very grainy. That's the step that took the most time.

Details ~ (In steps, this time)
RE-CG of Asuka -
Time - Around 6 hours. I hate outlines, I really do. XD
Layers - 21
Listening to - Sifl and Olly skits.

Vector tracing of Unit-01 (includes screwing around with it until I was satisfied) -
Time - 20 minutes. ^^;
Layers - 3
Listening to - Nena - 99 Red Balloons (DDr Remix)

Background and effects -
Time - 3 hours
Layers - 24
Listening to - Loveless music.

Jeez, this is a long description. I'll upload the textless version if someone asks, but I can't really be bothered to do it right now. XD

More resolutions coming soon at DiGiKiwibird.

[UPDATE] Textless version -
http://img244.imageshack.us/img244/9274/asukawallpapertextless4pr.th.jpg

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Comments

  1. Rebel-Soul-Kaze Jul 27, 2005

    So different from the usual Evangelion wall,the re-cg of Asuka is amazing,also the effects on the bakground,about the unit01 shadow,im not too sure about it [somethings bother me,i cant say what] xD,but i like it,is different from other NGE walls,now i have to wait for the textless version.

  2. MiniMog Jul 27, 2005

    That's one great wallpaper, there.
    You definately like telling us everything to it, huh? Like the music you were listening to and such.
    Thanx for sharing with us. :)

  3. walkure245 Jul 27, 2005

    This looks awesome. It's like Asuka first time seeing an EVA and really understands the enormity of the situation. I like how you placed Asuka with the EVA. Also, it's cool how you placed it all in shadow. I like the feel of the wallie and the colors. Really amazing work! XD

  4. uesugikenshin Jul 27, 2005

    dude this is really an awesome scan!!! i really love the way it was done... +favs

  5. Yumi-Chan Jul 27, 2005

    *smacks zeph*
    you.. you.. YOU MAKE NICE wallpapers!! tt.tt *cries at a corner*

    xD

    *ahem* good job on the vector especially *duh!!, zeph is princess of vector xd*
    i <3 the background. Really gradient-like sky :D love the colours of it!

    yumi shall upload this soon -o-!! hands getting tired t-t~~ zephh, un-busy me! xD
    keep up the good work zephy! fav from yumi ^-^

  6. meteorcloud Jul 27, 2005

    OH~! it's that girl scan xd~!!! I was planning to use it, but then I delete it XD~! rofl xD your cg skills xd~!!!! hmz..not bad, i see you need get more control over the dodge and the burn tools xd????? (I'm cging too right now....got that problem too>.>) hmz...your sky looks funny...that makes the part with the sun look so low quality....like...my vga is dying XD anyways good job, just a few flaws. keep it up =D~!

  7. sukie Jul 27, 2005

    wow what a ncie sky...i want to hug it!!!LOL great colours and the scan fit well with the wall...gives it a feeling...
    anyways...wanderful work!

  8. Athrun Jul 27, 2005

    Awesome. o_o Though I gotta agree with Rebel-Soul-Kaze about the shadow of unit01. ^^; But pfft, this is pretty awesome otherwise. :-P

  9. Sugasuga Jul 27, 2005

    why must it always be the cannibal EVA? t__t its kool and all, but its nice to have a different one, like Unit 02 xD anywayz, very kool wallpaper =)

  10. kara Jul 27, 2005

    Ooo I just love the sky, it's so beautiful and the silhouettes just look great^^
    The atmosphere is just great!

  11. Sunira Jul 28, 2005

    You're right, the thumbnail does look like ass. :} But the wallpaper certainly doesnt. Interesting swirls define the clouds in the sky and the looming shadow is well done. Good work.

  12. Barbara Jul 28, 2005

    That is so nice wallie, great job with the bg, the full view does look much much better ^_^

  13. Yina Jul 28, 2005

    great work on the vector.. ^^ the atmosphere is pure amazing.. XD I love the bg with the sunset and the mecha.. nyaa.. there's not much to say.. anyway, excellent work, +fav ^^

  14. Jinn Jul 29, 2005

    nice wall, the sunset is great. amazing work with the re-cg of asuka... +fav!

  15. ShiNN Aug 01, 2005

    it's been a while since I've quit MT but this wallpaper was brought to my attention... BUT:

    http://www.banime.com/wallpapers/Neon-Genesis-Evangelion/wallpaper137/

    *rolleyes*
    LOL, really... I guess I am not regretting having left this website.
    I'll leave the comments to the folk here.

    *disappears again*

  16. twm Aug 02, 2005

    Good wallpaper, i like it. Asuka looks great.
    Nice work on this.

  17. StarCentury Aug 07, 2005

    Holy crap, zephy! o_o;; I never seen a high-quality Asuka wall like this before, it feels so red like her niche color! I also like the sunset over the eva and how you CGed Asuka so damn well! Grade A walling in my book! XD

  18. xtremeliquid Aug 08, 2005

    Awesome work, simply awesome work. Thanks for sharing this with all of us!

  19. Pnutz Aug 25, 2005

    it's nice... but, why does she hav her head-pieces on when she's not piloting?

  20. kaimynas Restricted Member Sep 09, 2005

    Nice Contrast&Colors Combination.Very nice Wp.Red Sky Very Fit's Here. :nerd:

  21. wert668 Jul 07, 2006

    Shadows on skirt and legs bad really bad (this is reality?)... It kick my straight to my eyes... bg is cool. I don't understand why... it's that close to perfection bud that shadows... It really hurts...

  22. shin012 Sep 29, 2009

    love it ,, thanks for this .. :)

  23. arky1012 Oct 13, 2009

    THANKS FOR THE GREAT PICTURES VERY GOOD

  24. Sepiiron Mute Member Jan 03, 2010

    hello great pick bye bye.........

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